New Orleans

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2017
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 2017
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2017

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Economy at a Glance:

New Orleans-Metairie, LA
Data Series Back
Data
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2017

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

595.5 601.4 597.8 592.5 592.0 (p)595.4

Employment(1)

565.5 568.4 566.0 560.5 562.2 (p)571.1

Unemployment(1)

30.0 33.0 31.8 32.0 29.7 (p)24.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.0 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.0 (p)4.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

579.6 580.5 573.9 574.5 575.9 578.8

12-month % change

-0.1 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1

Mining and Logging(3)

5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.2

12-month % change

-7.3 -8.9 -5.5 -3.6 -3.7 -3.7

Construction(3)

30.4 31.8 31.2 31.2 31.5 31.8

12-month % change

3.8 8.5 4.7 5.4 6.4 4.6

Manufacturing(3)

30.6 30.6 30.7 30.7 30.6 30.8

12-month % change

1.3 1.7 2.0 3.0 2.7 2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

115.1 115.2 115.2 114.7 114.6 114.9

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.4 -0.3 -1.0 -0.6 -0.6

Information(3)

6.8 6.8 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.4

12-month % change

-9.3 0.0 -11.0 -21.0 -6.0 -3.0

Financial Activities(3)

29.9 29.8 29.7 29.8 29.5 29.6

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.7 -2.6 -3.3

Professional and Business Services(3)

77.5 77.3 76.1 76.3 77.3 79.0

12-month % change

1.4 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.1 4.2

Education and Health Services(3)

101.4 100.3 99.4 101.2 101.3 101.2

12-month % change

2.5 2.5 1.3 1.3 0.6 -0.4

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

88.9 90.7 89.4 88.1 87.6 88.0

12-month % change

0.7 3.2 2.9 1.8 0.9 0.0

Other Services(3)

24.4 24.5 24.6 24.5 24.4 24.5

12-month % change

2.1 2.1 2.1 1.7 2.1 1.7

Government(3)

69.5 68.4 65.9 66.3 67.6 67.4

12-month % change

-6.6 -5.9 -5.2 -4.9 -4.7 -4.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary